Rehabilitation and environment
The exposure draft of the proposed Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2022 is now available for public comment
We have published an investigation information release (IIR) concerning a dangerous incident that occurred at the Mandalong Coal mine on 17
The Resources Regulator will lead a causal investigation into an incident at Peak Gold Mine last month where there was an unexpected
Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, and the Resources Regulator were brought together as one agency on 1 June 2021
The Resources Regulator within Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, is the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites.
This includes open-cut and underground mines, petroleum sites, quarries and extractive operations, tourist mines, opal and other small scale mines, and mining exploration activities. We also undertake compliance and enforcement activities in relation to the Mining Act 1992, with a key focus on mine rehabilitation. We were established on 1 July 2016 as a standalone regulator.
'SEED' is the central resource for Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data (SEED) in NSW
Visit the Resources Regulator portal to report incidents, lodge applications under the Mining Act or notify the Regulator of other matters
Visit the Mine Rehabilitation Portal to submit disturbance and rehabilitation spatial data and to generate final landform and rehabilitation plans required under the Mining Act.